Today’s Daily Update

The Senate considers military benefits.



  • The House was not in session.


  • The House is expected to consider the following legislation under suspension of the rules:
    • 1) H.R. 2431- The National Integrated Drought Information Systems Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. Ralph Hall / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)
    • 2) H.Res. 447 – Supporting the democratic and European aspirations of the people of Ukraine and their right to choose their own future free of intimidation and fear, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)




  • The Senate was not in session.


  • At 2:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1963, the Military Retirement Pay Restoration bill.
    • As a reminder, during Thursday’s session, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to S.1963. At 5:30pm today, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1963.



Hearings Covered by W&J Today


“Technology Advisory Committee Open Meeting”
10:00am, 1155 21st Street, NW

House Energy and Commerce
“Examining Drug Shortages and Recent Efforts to Address Them”
2:00pm, 2123 Rayburn

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